When did cricket came to India?

Where did cricket started in India?

The Parsis were the first Indian civilian community to take to cricket. They set up the Oriental Cricket Club in Mumbai in 1848. It did a premature death, but the community then established the Young Zoroastrians Club in 1850. They were followed by the Hindus, who formed the Hindu Gymkhana in 1866.

Who first played cricket in India?

One of the prominent all rounders of the time, he later became the chairman of the Senior Selection Committee, BCCI and also served the game as a commentator and expert.

Lala Amarnath.

Personal information
Bowling Right-arm medium
International information
National side India (1933–1955)
Test debut (cap 12) 15 December 1933 v England

Who was the first captain of India?

Test match captains

Indian Test match captains
Number Name
1 CK Nayudu 1933–34
Total
2 Maharajkumar of Vizianagram 1936

Who got first Bharat Ratna in cricket?

On February 4, 2014, Tendulkar was conferred the Bharat Ratna by the then President of India, the late Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan’s Durbar Hall. The Tendulkar Bharat Ratna win made the cricketer the first sportsperson, as well as, the youngest person to receive the prestigious award.

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